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Obock Region
Rakaakay Obock
Gobolka Obock
إقليم أوبوك
Region (Gobolka - Rakaakay)
Skyline of Obock Region
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Country  Djibouti
Area
 • Total 4,700 km2 (1,800 sq mi)
Population (2019)
 • Total 44,678
 • Density 9.51/km2 (24.62/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code DJ-OB

The Obock Region is a region in northern Djibouti. The administrative centre is Obock. Other towns are: Khôr ‘Angar, Alaili Dadda`, and Medeho.

It is bordered by Eritrea to the north, the Tadjourah Region to the southwest, and the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden to the east. There are several salt-lakes on the road to Tadjoura.


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